A detached family home with approximately 7.8 acres in a picturesque rural location.
Roselands is a spacious detached family home, with four bedrooms and flexible accommodation. The property provides approximately 2,245 sq. ft. of living space with large windows welcoming plenty of natural light to the accommodation.
The ground floor includes a large dual aspect sitting room with parquet flooring and a wall of exposed stone, which has a fireplace fitted with a wood burning stove. The kitchen/breakfast room has bi-fold doors opening onto the west-facing front gardens, while the kitchen is fitted with sleek, contemporary units in grey and a range of integrated appliances, as well as an AGA. There is also a useful utility room and a downstairs shower room. Completing the ground floor accommodation are two double bedrooms, one of which is currently used as a study.
There are a further two large double bedrooms on the first floor, with the principal bedroom benefitting from a dressing room and the second bedroom having access to substantial eaves storage. A family bathroom with a separate WC services the first floor bedrooms.
Local Authority: Mid Devon District Council. Services: Mains electricity. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage and water. Council Tax: Band F. Planning: Please note, planning was originally granted for the property with an agricultural occupancy condition. A certificate of lawfulness has been granted. Further information is available from the vendor's agent.
This property has 7.8 acres of land.
Roselands is set within approximately 7.8 acres, with the house featuring sunny gardens to the front, side and rear. The driveway approaches the house from the rear and provides access to a large parking area, a single garage and a substantial 615sq ft workshop. There are also two large barns on the site, which could be used as equipment stores or workshop space. The very pretty gardens have extensive areas of lawn, areas of paved and gravel terracing which provide the ideal place for al fresco dining and entertaining, established shrubs, colourful flowerbeds and mature trees. The remaining land is divided into predominantly level fields, bordered by hedgerow and fencing, with wonderful countryside views.
Roselands is located in an accessible rural location near to the village of Uplowman. The village has an active community with local sports and leisure clubs, a village hall, St. Peters Church, a Post Office, a Church of England primary school and a popular pub. More facilities are available in Sampford Peverell, approximately two miles away, which has a good range of day-to-day amenities including a village store with Post Office, farm shop, two pubs, village hall, GP surgery and a popular primary school. Sampford Peverell also offers a sports field, tennis courts, and scenic walks and cycling routes along the banks of the Grand Western Canal which intersects the centre of the village. Tiverton, approximately five miles away, offers an even wider range of amenities including supermarkets, traditional High Street shops, a leisure centre, golf course and secondary state education.
Taunton, the county town of Somerset, is approximately 17 miles away and has an extensive range of shopping facilities and a thriving farmers market. There are also many excellent local producers and artisan farm shops. The Musgrove Park and Nuffield Hospitals serve the town and surrounding area.
There are excellent schools in the area for boys and girls of all ages including Taunton School, Kings College, Queens College, Kings Hall, Millfield and Blundells; Roselands being in the reduced-fee catchment area for the latter, as well as the Ofsted rated Outstanding Uffculme school.
Approximately 20 miles away is the cathedral city of Exeter, which offers a wide choice of cultural activities with theatres, the RAMM museum, an arts centre and a wealth of good shopping and restaurants, including John Lewis. There are several primary and secondary schools in Exeter, both state and independent, and Exeter University is recognised as one of the leading universities in the country.
Communications links are excellent. Exmoor National Park is within easy driving distance to the north and the A361 North Devon link road leads to the spectacular sandy surf beaches of North Devon. The M5 provides easy access to Exeter to the south, to Taunton and to the national motorway network. Tiverton Parkway station, approximately 3.6 miles away, provides frequent mainline rail connections to Exeter, to London Paddington in two hours, and across the country. Exeter International Airport, approximately 21 miles away, provides a number of domestic and international flights including daily flights to London City Airport.
From Exeter, follow the M5 in the direction of Tiverton. At junction 27, take the exit and at the roundabout take the first exit onto the A361. Immediately take the next exit left towards Sampford Peverell/Halberton, and at the roundabout take the first exit. Continue ahead, passing through the village of Sampford Peverell. At Battens Crossroads, take the right hand turning signposted for Uplowman/Huntsham. At the end of this road, turn left onto Higher Town. Follow this road for approximately two miles, passing through Uplowman. Shortly after passing the parish church on your right, fork to the left, following the sign for East Mere and West Mere, and then follow the lane as it turns sharply to the right, to the left and then right again. You will find the entrance to the property on your right-hand side.Read all
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